Ceratomerus Philippi, 1865

González, Christian R., Elgueta, Mario & Rafael, José Albertino, 2021, A catalog of the Brachystomatidae of Chile (Diptera: Empidoidea), Zootaxa 4969 (1), pp. 149-165: 150-152

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4969.1.8

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4746018

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scientific name

Ceratomerus Philippi, 1865
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Genus Ceratomerus Philippi, 1865  

Ceratomerus Philippi, 1865: 765–766   . Type-species: Ceratomerus paradoxus Philippi, 1865   (mon.).

Tomia Paramonov, 1961: 100–101   , pl. V, fig. 5 (nec Martynov, 1936: 1262). Type-species: Tomia campbelli Paramonov   (orig. des.).

References. Reed, 1888: 303 (cat.); Bigot, 1889: 124 (in key); Kertész, 1909: 111 (cat.); Collin, 1928: 16 (list); Melander, 1928: 211 (in key), 214-215 (redes.); Collin, 1931: 352 (list); Collin, 1933: 11 (in key), 316 (com.); Stuardo, 1946: 112 (list); Miller, 1950: 79 (cat.); Smith, 1967: 45 (cat.); Chvála, 1981: 226 (phy.); Chvála, 1983: 15 (phy.); Smith, 1989: 387 (cat.); Plant, 1991: 1313 (tax.); Colless & McAlpine, 1991: 760 (syn.); Plant, 1993: 209 (tax.); Wiegmann et al., 1993: 46 (phy.); Cumming et al., 1995 (phy.); Sabrosky, 1999: 78 (tax.); Sinclair, 2000: 359 (list); Sinclair & Cumming, 2000: 177 (distr.); Sinclair, 2003: 5 (tax., phy.); Sinclair & Cumming, 2006: 13 (phy.); Moulton & Wiegmann, 2007: 703 (phy.); Yang et al., 2007: 48 (cat.); Yeates et al., 2009: 239 (distr.); Sinclair, 2010: 200 (rev.); Smith, 2012: 387 (cat.); Freitas-Silva & Ale-Rocha, 2013: 595 (com.); Rafael & Chagas 2014: 433 (in key); Sinclair, 2017b: 22 (diag.); Walhberg & Johanson, 2018: 8 (class.); González & Llanos, 2019: 120 (faun.).

Remarks. Ceratomerus   includes 13 species currently known from South America ( Sinclair 2010) with seven of them known from Chile, and has representatives in Australia (19 species distributed along Eastern territories, including Tasmania) ( Evenhuis 2017) and New Zealand with the majority of species (45 species, Sinclair 2017b).An identification key to species of Ceratomerus   in South America was provided by Sinclair (2010). Tomia Paramonov   was erected for the highly autapomorphic species Ceratomerus campbelli Paramonov   , but the extreme morphological features are not unusual for the genus Ceratomerus   , and Colless & McAlpine (1991) were justified in this synonymy ( Sinclair 2003). Tomia Paramonov   is a junior homonym of Tomia Martynov, 1936   , a fossil Paraplecopteran of the family Tomiidae   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Brachystomatidae

Loc

Ceratomerus Philippi, 1865

González, Christian R., Elgueta, Mario & Rafael, José Albertino 2021
2021
Loc

Tomia

Paramonov, S. J. 1961: 101
Martynov, A. V. 1936: 1262
1961
Loc

Ceratomerus

Philippi, R. A. 1865: 766
1865